11 Items to Help Mobility and Recover at Home

Looking to work some shoulder mobility to help the snatch or trying to recover from those back squats? Below is some gear to help you out.

1. PVC Pipe
Purpose - Stretch aid and balance. Light Barbell to practice movements and positions Movements - Pass-through, Egg Beaters, Side Stretch, Leg Swings, All Barbell Movements, etc Cost - PVC 2$
On the Cheap - Broomstick

2. Foam Roller
Purpose - Massage muscle pain, knots, and adhesions.
Movements - Quads, Back, Lats, IT Band, etc
Cost - 20$
On the Cheap - 4" PVC Pipe: 2$ to 5$ 3.

Small Balls - Lacrosse Ball (Single or Peanut) or Golf Balls
Purpose - Fine tune massaging of muscle pain, knots, and adhesions.
Movements - T-Spine, Shoulders, Feet, Knee Area, etc
Cost - 7$ On the Cheap - Used Lax Ball, Baseball, Tennis Ball, Dive into golf pond and get used ball

4. Big Balls - Supernova
Purpose - Broad strokes for massaging of muscle pain, knots, and adhesions. Finer than foam roller but not as fine as lax ball.
Movements - T-Spine, Shoulders, Feet, Knee Area, etc
Cost - 40$
On the Cheap - Softball

5. Voodoo Band
Purpose - Improve range of motion, restore joint mechanics, and un-glue matted down tissue (including previously injured tissue).
Movements - Knees, Shoulders, Ankles, Sleeper stretch, etc
Cost - 25$
On the Cheap - A tough ace bandage or PT Bands

6. Monster Band
Purpose - Stretch aid and resistance training
Movements - Shoulder mobility, Good Mornings, Leg Stretches, etc
Cost - 20$
On the Cheap - Piece of rope

7. The Stick Purpose - Fine tune massaging of muscle pain, knots, and adhesions.
Movements - Ankle, Quads, Calves, etc
Cost - 30$
On the Cheap - Rolling Pin

8. Mats - Gymnastic Mat, Yoga Mat, and Abmat
Purpose - Padded surface for joints in weird positions.
Movements - Couch stretch, Pigeon Pose
Cost - 25$
On the Cheap - Pillow, blanket, anything large and soft

9. Scraper Tools
Purpose - Precision method for targeting trigger points and muscle bellies.
Movements - Calves, thighs, hips, forearms, shoulders, neck, etc
Cost - 65$ to 100$
On the Cheap - Butter-knife

10. Muscle Stimulators
Purpose - Stimulates muscle with a current to help warm muscles up and flush out damaged tissue (recovery)
Movements - Any place with fatigue, soreness, or that needs to be warmed up.
Cost - 150$ to 1000$
On the Cheap - Amazom 30$

11. TheraGun
Purpose - Percussive therapy
Movements - legs, shoulders, back. Any place with tightness or soreness.
Cost - 600$
On the Cheap - Build your own 100$

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